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Latest update : 2014-06-09

Harnessing female economic power

This week, we’re at the Global Summit of Women in Paris, where more than 1,000 people, including politicians and businesspeople, have converged to discuss ways of harnessing female economic power. We take a look at how women are in danger of being left behind in the Digital Revolution. Also, we talk to a Nigerian leading banker on ensuring gender balance in developing African economies. Finally, we see how Italy's economic crisis has resulted in a growing number of women entering the workforce.

By Annette YOUNG , Yara JAMALI , Stéphanie CHEVAL , Lucy PROVAN , Georges YAZBECK

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2014-07-10 Ireland

Sweden: A Feminist's Paradise?

In this edition, we head to Ireland, which is still reeling in shock over the discovery of a mass grave of more than 800 babies born to unmarried mothers. Also, how Sweden is not...

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2014-07-04 violence against women

Anger over US Supreme Court decision on birth control

In this edition, we take a look at a controversial ruling by the US Supreme Court that will allow a Christian-owned company to refuse to pay for their workers' contraception....

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2014-06-26 2014 FIFA World Cup

Women's struggle for recognition in the world of football

As the World Cup sends football fever soaring, we take a look at women's role in the game. As we'll see, they're not exactly operating on an even playing field.

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2014-06-19 sexual assault

Ending sexual violence in conflict: Seeking global support

In this edition, our reporter heads to Chad to meet women refugees fleeing the war in Central African Republic. Also, we talk about what needs to be done to end the scourge of...

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2014-06-11 Syria

Northern Nigeria: Where Islamist militants believe girls' education is a sin

In this edition, we head to northern Nigeria where Islamist militants declare educating girls is a sin and local officials are battling to keep them in schools. Also, a...

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